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FG Declares Monday November 11, 2019 Public Holiday To Mark Eidul-Mawlid Celebration

Valentine Chinyem



The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday November 11, 2019 as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

This was made known in a statement issued by Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola.

Aregbesola, congratulated Muslims on behalf of the Federql Government, adding that “the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), which are; love, courage and perseverance.”

The statement reads in part; “Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment will soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.

He assured that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, if tapped and properly utilized; Nigeria will sooner than later join the league of developed nations.
“With love, commitment, self-sacrifice, patience and patriotism, we will certainly, build a greater Nigeria.”

More so, while urging all citizens to pursue love for one another, he added that the Federal Government would continue to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for all Nigerians.

He used the medium to wish all Nigerians a happy and peaceful Eidul-Mawlid Celebration.